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Accounts Payable Manager

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Location: Greenville, SC, United States
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Who We Are:    

Integrated Power Services (IPS) is the leading North American solution provider for power management, electro-mechanical and rotating assets. Serving customers across a wide range of industries, including power generation, utilities, water and wastewater, petrochemicals, air separation, oil & gas, metals, mining, paper, aggregates, and cement.   

IPS defines world-class electric motor and generator repair, and Power Management every day. When you work for IPS, you can learn from industry experts and discover your potential while being part of a winning team committed to upholding our core values: Safety, Integrity, Teamwork, Accountability, Customer Focus, Entrepreneurial Spirit.   

Responsibilities and Expectations:   

As an Accounts Payable Manager at IPS, you will play a crucial role in overseeing Accounts Payable. You will be responsible for managing a team of Accounts Payable Specialists and ensuring that all Accounts Payable processes are carried out accurately and efficiently. This position is also responsible for maintaining strong relationships with both internal and external customers and resolving any Accounts Payable-related issues that may arise. This role requires excellent organizational and leadership skills, as well as a strong attention to detail.   

  • Supervise and manage a team of Accounts Payable Specialists, providing guidance and support to ensure the accuracy and efficiency of the vendor payment process.  
  • Oversee the timely and accurate processing of invoices ensuring that all information is correct and in compliance with company policies and procedures.  
  • Review and analyze statements and reports to identify any discrepancies or errors, taking appropriate actions to resolve them.  
  • Collaborate with other departments, such as operations, procurement, purchasing and finance, to ensure that processes are aligned with overall business objectives and vendor satisfaction goals.  
  • Develop and implement payment strategies and best practices to optimize efficiency and improve the overall DPO.  
  • Monitor and maintain vendor accounts, ensuring that all records are up to date and accurately reflect the products and/or services provided.  
  • Address and resolve vendor inquiries and disputes regarding payments, provide excellent customer service and maintaining positive relationships.  
  • Prepare and present regular reports to management on payments activities, financial performance, and any issues or opportunities for improvement.  
  • Stay informed about industry trends and changes in payment regulations, ensuring that the company remains compliant and up to date with best practices.  
  • Train and mentor Accounts Payable Specialists, providing ongoing support and professional development opportunities to enhance their skills.

Required Skills:   

  • Strong leadership and management skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire a team.  
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.  
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify and resolve discrepancies and issues.  
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with internal teams and build strong relationships with vendors.  
  • Proficient in using accounting software and systems, with the ability to quickly learn and adapt to new technologies.  
  • Strong knowledge of payment procedures and best practices, with a solid understanding of financial principles.  
  • Ability to work independently and make decisions in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.  
  • Excellent customer service skills, with the ability to address vendor inquiries and resolve issues in a timely and professional manner.  
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel and Word.  
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive financial information with integrity. 

   

Qualifications and Competencies:   

  • Proven experience with 8-10 years in Accounts Payable, and/or at least 3-5 years of experience in a supervisory role.  
  • Strong knowledge of accounting systems and software.  
  • Familiarity with relevant accounting and payment regulations and best practices.  
  • Professional certification, such as Accredited Accounts Payable Specialist, is preferred but not required.  
  • Strong understanding of basic financial principles and the ability to analyze financial data.  
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to think critically.  
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.  
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.  
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and collaborate with cross-functional teams.

Benefits:    

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 401k Employer Match
  • Bonus Incentives 
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program 
  • Medical, Dental and Vision plans
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 
  • And more!

IPS is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or veteran status.  

Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background investigation. As a federal contractor, our company is committed to maintaining a safe and drug-free workplace. Candidates for this position are required to complete a pre-employment drug screen successfully. The drug screening process will include testing for substances that may impair one's ability to perform the job safely and effectively.  

   

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Special Accommodations: If you require assistance or accommodation while seeking employment with IPS, please contact us at [email protected]. Please note that this email is to be used for accommodation requests, not general employment inquiries.

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